Published Date: 06/13/2023
Expiration Date: 04/09/2026
This activity will describe recent trends in antibiotic resistant gonorrhea reports. It will characterize epidemiologic characteristics associated with disseminated gonococcal infections reported in recent literature, and will outline management strategies for neonates with a birth parent with syphilis. It will also identify three GI pathogens that may be associated with sexual transmission, and will describe possible uses of doxycycline as prophylaxis for STIs.
Daniela DiMarco, MD is an infectious disease physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center providing clinical care within the URMC system and the Monroe County Sexual Health Clinic. She obtained her Medical Degree from SUNY Stony Brook, internal medicine residency training at the University of Connecticut, ID fellowship at the University of Vermont, and Master’s in Public Health from Dartmouth College. Dr. DiMarco’s work is focused on STIs including HIV. She leads the CDC-funded North East Track 2B Capacity Building Assistance Program for HIV Prevention at the University of Rochester Center for Community Practice, and is faculty within the NYS AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative Sexual Health Center of Excellence. She participates in clinical research as part of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium, and serves on related expert working groups.